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Memorable

Certain meals linger in my mind, most of them simple, a few elaborate, wedding dinners definitely! In each case, it’s the event, the people I’m with, a cousin, new friends, old friends, that make the meal, that particular moment, special. … Continue reading

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On Getting Dressed

Daylight is extending here in the North but still, getting up, slithering out of a warm bed, and getting dressed, can be stressful, evoking philosophical thoughts … A ON GETTING DRESSED I struggle into underwear                       of secret hopes   fears embarrassments … Continue reading

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Things Forgotten

I’m sure we all have a drawer or cupboard where we dump things we don’t want to part with for one reason or another. I have a drawer where I put ‘things that I may need’, stuff ‘to be dealt … Continue reading

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The Spinet

New! ‘A BEDROOM OF SEARCHLIGHTS‘: poetry, being launched on May 26 at the Mill Bay Library as part of the ‘Author Appreciation Night’. This collection draws a picture of the poet’s divorced mother, an artist with two children, who struggled … Continue reading

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An Orange In My Hand

I’ve been making Blackberry Marmalade using ordinary oranges: 2 cups of chopped rind (boil in 2 cups water, drain) add 2 tbspn lemon juice 2 cups defrosted blackberries 3 cup of sugar bring to the boil over medium heat, simmer … Continue reading

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Where Would I Go If It Were Yesterday?

I was having a nostalgic day recently, wondering about the past, dreaming of times long-gone, and … A WHERE WOULD I GO IF IT WERE YESTERDAY? which yesterday would I find                         if I sat child-like under a sway of fruit … Continue reading

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Closed

There are times when I’m surprised by the things I see, always in unexpected places, usually far from home: the memories they evoke … A A CLOSED a small town where                   … Continue reading

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